Long Curly Hairstyles: 25 Fabulous Looks to Love

Jennifer Hussein | 27 March 2019
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Give your curls an upgrade!

Long curly hairstyles are fun to play around with—plus they have the added benefit of always looking interesting, even if all you did was wash! Curly long locks are the life of the party and stand out against the rest in their own beautiful and striking way.

But sometimes, styling can feel like a challenge. If you’re tired of trying the same old styles, we’re here to help! These bouncy, chic hairstyles for long curly hair will step your hair game up in an instant. So, out with the old styles and in with these fabulous bouncy hairstyles for long curly hair.

1. Platinum Hair

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Make your long curly hair an icy platinum blonde.

An edgy platinum blonde color will take your long curly hairstyles to new levels. To make your curls stay put all day without any crunch or stiffness, use TRESemmé TRES Two Extra Hold Mousse.

TRESemmé TRES TWO EXTRA HOLD MOUSSE

2. Classic Curls

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Style your curls in this classic twirled look.

Nothing beats the classics, and these curls are not an exception to that rule. Classic curls are always our go-to for a hot night out.

3. Tight Curls

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Let your naturally tight curls flow.

Tight curls are one of our favorite long curly hairstyles. They’re cute, quirky and fun to style.

4. Half-Up

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Tired of your curls getting in your face? A half-up style is the answer to your dilemma.

A half-up hairstyle is perfect for those days when you skip the shower. It’s an effortless, easy style that still makes you look chic and polished.

5. Styled Ponytail

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Flowing curls look elegant in a styled ponytail.

Dress up your curly ponytail with a braid for some added detail.

6. Scrunched

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The classic scrunched look is one that will never go out of style.

Scrunched hair is one of our favorite styles. It’s always a cute and fun hairstyle to rock during the day, or even on a night out. To keep your scrunched hair in place all day long, use Dove Style+Care Flexible Hold Hairspray.

DOVE STYLE+CARE COMPRESSED FLEXIBLE HOLD HAIRSPRAY

7. Halo Braid

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A simple halo twist can go a long way.

If you’re going for a more feminine look, but don’t have time for elaborate hairstyles, a simple halo braid can upgrade your look!

8. Ombré

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A dramatic ombré looks wild with full, voluminous curls.

If you’re an avid All Things Hair reader, then you know we’re big fans of the ombré style. This drastic gradient of color looks flawless on every hair type and gives curls a sexy look.

9. Pinned Back Braids

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Pinned back braids add extra detail to your curly locks.

Pulling two braids back is a simple and easy way to get a polished style. Simple three-strand braids will do just the trick to take your long curly hairstyle to new heights.

10. Voluminous Curls

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Give your curls some extra body and volume.

Big, striking curls are a lot easier to create than you’d expect. Just grab a large curling iron, then set your curls with Dove Style+Care Curls Defining Mousse, and voilà! You have perfect, Hollywood-ready curls.

DOVE CURLS DEFINING MOUSSE

11. Half Bun

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A half bun gives your long curly hairstyle an extra boost of fullness.

Half buns are always a fun long curly hairstyle to try out. They are simple, effortless and give your hair the appearance of extra volume and fullness.

12. Balayage

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These balayage curls are always a style go-to.

Balayage locks are always a sexy look, and curly strands compliment a colored style so perfectly.

13. Bows

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A bowed look gives your curly hair a fun and flirty look.

Bows give your look a sweet and quirky vibe. You can go for a subtle bow style, or grab your biggest and boldest bows. Either way, you’ll look gorgeous!

14. Full Bangs

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Get a rockin’ look with these full bangs.

Full and fringed bangs are going to be the style of the season. They’re edgy, rebellious and go against the grain, and we’re loving just about every part of this style. Set your bangs with Nexxus Maxximum Finishing Spray to give some control to your look.

NEXXUS MAXXIMUM FINISHING SPRAY

15. Pigtails

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Whoever said pigtails are for kids was dead wrong.

We’re predicting pigtails are going to make a major comeback this season, and with good reason. This hairstyle is so cute, and it gives long curly hair a tamed yet voluminous feel.

16. Heavy Side Part

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A heavy side part gives your long curly hair a voluminous look.

Do your curls feel a little on the flatter side today? Switching up your part can easily help you create a fuller look. Shifting your curls to a heavy side part makes them look extra voluminous and bouncy.

17. Middle Part

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A middle part is a classic effortless style that works with every hair type. Photo credit: indigitalimages.com

Or, if you’re a bigger fan of the middle part, you can tease your roots and ends to create a bigger and bolder look. If you want your curls to look full and fluffy, then use Nexxus Exxpand+ Volumizing Whip and watch it work its magic.

NEXXUS EXXPAND+ VOLUMIZING WHIP

18. Voluminous Boost

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Giving your small curls a boost of volume has never been easier.

Give your tiny curls a boost of volume to get a thick mane of luscious curls! Just simply style your curls with Nexxus Diametress Volume Lavish Body Gel Spray to turn your frizzy, unruly curls into flowing, beautiful and bouncy curls.

NEXXUS DIAMETRESS VOLUME LAVISH BODY GEL SPRAY

19. Top Knot Bun

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This tiny bun will take your curls to new heights.

A top knot bun is a sweet and playful way to give your look an effortless vibe. This look is one of the long curly hairstyles we know will never go out of style.

20. Ringlets

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These sexy ringlets will make everyone turn their heads.

Cute, tight ringlets are great for just about any occasion. Whether you’re headed to happy hour with the ladies or going to an elegant dinner date, these bouncy ringlets are sure to make everyone eye you with envy.

21. Natural Curls

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Let your natural curls flow free.

Who said you had to style long curly hairstyles to make them look good? Let your natural curls flow in the wind on their own! Just wash your curly locks with TRESemmé 24 Hour Body Shampoo and TRESemmé 24 Hour Body Conditioner to make your hair naturally curly, voluminous and frizz-free.

TRESemmé 24 HOUR BODY SHAMPOO
TRESemmé 24 HOUR BODY CONDITIONER

22. Sombré

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This relaxed sombré look will give you summertime vibes

If you want to give your curly long hairstyle a more natural two-toned look, then the sombré is definitely the hair dyeing choice for you. This is the more subtle cousin of the drastic ombré, and it will give your locks just enough color to make you stand out from the crowd.

23. Mini Bun Faux Hawk

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This sweet and edgy look works perfectly with curly locks.

This unique style is definitely a lot easier to create than it seems. Just put a few sections of hair into tiny buns going down your scalp, and you have a perfect mini bun faux hawk! The best part is that you can create it any way you’d like: two large buns, a bunch of mini buns… the choice is yours!

24. Thin Highlights

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These thin highlights give your hair a vibrant and detailed look.

Thin highlights are another great way to give long curly hairstyles a pop of color without looking too extra. You can choose subtle natural colors, or some vibrant neons and pastels; either way, your hair will look flawless!

25. Space Buns

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Get voluminous space buns with your full, curly locks.

Space buns look extra voluminous when made with long curly hair. Give your space buns weather-proof control by spritzing them with Nexxus Comb Thru Volume Finishing Mist.

NEXXUS STYLING COMB THRU FINISHING MIST

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